Remember a few years ago before the COVID pandemic when this time of the year we would be talking about the flu and cold cases and doctors urging people to get the flu shot? Then COVID hit and the flu and cold sort of went away.
At least we didn't hear much about the flu or cold while COVID cases were soaring and people were worried about the pandemic...
University Medical Center and Covenant Children's hospitals are both preparing for what has been named the "tripledemic". This name just means that there have been increases in Flu, Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV), and COVID-19.
Tonight, in the line at the store the person behind me was coughing and sneezing all over my back. I looked around to try to find another line, but it seemed I was the only person in the entire store who was not sick or buying medicine for someone who was.